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La Riviera Trattoria

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421 Piaget Ave, Ste 27, Clifton, NJ 07011
+1 973-478-4181
2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Northern NJ
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113 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We've been going here for nearly 30 years. Always a great meal. We have dined here as as just the 2 of us, with our family and booked a few private parties. It's great to have a reliable restaurant in our neighborhood. Worth the trip from anywhere

Thank MiggieNorthernNJ
Bluffton, South Carolina
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396 reviews
298 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here without reservation on a Wednesday night. The staff welcomed us, made us a table and we're very friendly, despite that fact that they were busy. Dinner for 6 of us was $129.00. My wife had the gnocchi, and I wanted to try the lasagna, and eggplant and they were very accommodating and gave me a special dish which... More 

Thank Rich D
East Rutherford, New Jersey
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went there the other night for my girlfriends birthday. The place was crowded at 7:30 when we got there on a Friday night. We had reservations and waited less than 5 minutes for our table. I ordered a bottle of chianti for $30 and we ordered the stuffed artichoke app which was delicious. I ordered venison tenderloin and she... More 

Thank xfsriddler1
Northern NJ
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67 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017

I recently ate here after a 4 year hiatus. I have gluten allergies and was very annoyed that they charged an extra $2 for GF dishes. I found that absurd considering the owner or the daughter has an issue (Celiac ?) I gave it another try this past winter and am glad that I did. The food was really quite... More 

Thank JazzinInJersey
Clifton, New Jersey
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

We've enjoyed this superb Italian restaurant as a couple, in parties of four and six, excellent birthday parties for 60, repasts for 50 and my daughter enjoyed a delightful shower her. It is difficult to name a favorite since they do such a tasty presentation on all their dishes. Veal Sorrentino does entice me perhaps the most frequently. The service... More 

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Clifton, New Jersey
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

Nice atmosphere, good service, food was tasty: salmon dinner and seafood riviera were the choices. Enjoyable dinners.

Thank tommygunn923
Arlington, Texas
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016

We went with a large group of friends and family and had a 7 course meal. We enjoyed appetizers, fresh bread, salads, main course of chicken parmesan, salmon, and ice cream. I may be missing something but we had so much food and it was good! I don't remember the waitress name but she was blonde and fit. She was... More 

Thank FeliciaC505
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Coming from an Italian, their food is amazing! The service was just as great! Definitely going back again soon!

Thank acallie16
Clifton, New Jersey
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245 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016

I can say this is the best Italian restaurant around. I absolutely love the Fried Calamari and my favorite dish is the Chicken Francese. I love the Spaghetti and Meatballs as well. My wife and I go there about once a month. We thoroughly enjoy it but be careful because you should get a reservation sometimes if you walk up... More 

Thank jbmathusek
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

For anyone with Celiac this is absolutely THE BEST! For those of us without it is equally excellent. The special pasta with leeks is amazing as are numerous other dishes on the menu. Leisurely meal, never rushed, with friendly staff and always with a visit from the family. When we lived in the area this was a regular stop and... More 

Thank SchenkT

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$18 - $25
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 421 Piaget Ave, Ste 27, Clifton, NJ 07011
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Clifton
  • Phone Number: +1 973-478-4181

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?